Registered Nurse, Mental Health Services

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OUR VISION: COMMUNITIES WHERE ALL CHILDREN, YOUTH, ADULTS AND FAMILIES EXPERIENCE MENTAL WELLNESS, FINANCIAL STABILITY, AND A SAFE PLACE TO LIVE.

To better serve the diversity of our community, Lutherwood has invested in antiracism training and an organizational assessment in order to ensure that Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) individuals are represented in positions throughout the agency. Lutherwood is committed to the representation and hiring of all ethnicities, races, sexual/gender identities, cultural backgrounds, abilities and beliefs.

There is one full-time contract Registered Nurse, Mental Health Services position available starting August 4, 2021 and ending August 18, 2022, working 37.5 hours per week.

About the role:

  • Part of a multidisciplinary team across live-in and day treatment programs.
  • Autonomy within the nursing role; you set your own schedule/flow of the day.
  • Monday to Friday, daytime hours; you always get STAT holidays off and paid for; no night shifts or on call.
  • Working with many different aged youth through a variety of programs
  • Many opportunities for professional growth and education (Webinars, conferences, etc) as they relate to the job.
  • Ability to liaise and meet multiple community supports/key players, within the Lutherwood organization and outside.

Your Role:

  • Coordinates the department’s medical and psychiatric services and participates as a therapist in the assessment, design, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic interventions and programs.

Your Talents and Experience:

  • A working knowledge of adolescent psychology; successful experience with adolescents in a mental health or psychiatric setting and experience in small group therapy.
  • Ability to communicate openly and honestly with youth, staff and supervisor; to relate to youth with warmth and understanding; to respond in medical emergency situations and to design and implement therapeutic groups.
  • Commitment to helping youth within the context of a live-in program and be a resource to multidisciplinary treatment teams.
  • Must be a member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).
  • A degree or diploma in nursing and current registration as a Registered Nurse in the Province of Ontario.